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Near New Milton in Doddridge County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Matthew M. Neely

 
 
Matthew M. Neely Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel
1. Matthew M. Neely Marker
Inscription.  21st governor of W. Va. (1941-1945), born at Grove, 1874, spent boyhood here in former town of Market. He served in Spanish American War and graduated from W. Va. Univ. before opening law practice in Fairmont. His public career included terms as mayor of Fairmont & clerk of House of Delegates. Elected to 5 terms in U. S. House & Senate (1912-58), he died while in the Senate at age 83.
 
Erected 1982 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, Spanish-American. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1874.
 
Location. 39° 12.332′ N, 80° 42.201′ W. Marker is near New Milton, West Virginia, in Doddridge County. Marker is at the intersection of West Virginia Route 18 and Porto Rico Road, on the right when traveling south on State Route 18. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Milton WV 26411, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. J.H. Diss Debar
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(approx. 5.9 miles away); Beehive Inn (approx. 6.9 miles away); Chapman J. Stuart (approx. 6.9 miles away); Seventh Day Baptist Cemetery (approx. 7 miles away); Greenbrier Church & Cemetery (approx. 7.1 miles away); Lathrop Russell Charter House (approx. 7.2 miles away); Skirmish at West Union / West Union (approx. 7.2 miles away); Doddridge County Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.2 miles away).
 
Matthew M. Neely Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel
2. Matthew M. Neely Marker
Matthew M. Neely image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Harris & Ewing, 1913
3. Matthew M. Neely
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 9, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 9, 2019, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 170 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 9, 2019, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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